Showing Off: Bed Slats to DIY Shutters at Vintage News Junkie

Meet: Candace from 

Vintage News Junkie blog

I had the pleasure to meet her in person at the Haven Conference. Candace is a former news girl who dabbles in antiques, crafts, paint, and DIY projects. She blogs about life, home, and her love for recycling more than old newspapers.

Project Description: She repurposed Ikea bed slats ( that she scored for FREE) and created kitchen shutters from them! So cool!

DIY-upcycled-shutters-before-after

For more details:

from-ikea-bed-slats-to-indoor-shutters-two-part-tutorial

Shutter Tutorial Part One

Shutter Tutorial Part Two

Victory!

DIY Master Bedroom Makeover

You all know Jaime from  that's my letter blog

right? Well, in case you missed it or just in case you don’t ‘know’ her yet, I’d like to introduce you to a super creative, talented DIY blogger. She claims “All DIY all the time” and she’s not kidding.

She always has some amazing do-it-yourself projects to share and most recently, a truly awesome master bedroom makeover full of DIY projects with detailed tutorials on how you can give your room or even other areas of your home a fresh new low-cost look. Here are just a few of the before/after photos.

master bedroom before

master bedroom after

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DIY Show Off Shout Out – Repurposed Shutter

A great DIY idea for an old shutter from

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I love this!  What a great way to display favorite photos.
I‘m thinking the old shuttered bi-fold closet door in the basement just might serve a new purpose.  Thanks for sharing your creativity, Blair!

DIY Shutter Shelf

Deborah from With All My Heart and her husband built this beauty..

from these old shutters…

Beautiful!

Inspired?  Me too!  I’ve never been lucky enough to find treasure marked ‘free’ along side of the road but keeping my eyes peeled.  How about you?

Clever idea, beautiful job Deborah!  Thank you for sharing your creative DIY project. Love it!